Directors Timeline

 

  • 1895
    Establishment of the Massachusetts Antitoxin and Vaccine Laboratory at Harvard’s Bussey Institute in Jamaica Plain by the State Board of Health.
  • 1895-1914
    Theobald Smith, M.D.
    First Director of Massachusetts State Antitoxin and Vaccine Laboratory
    Theobald Smith, M.D. Director Antitoxin & Vaccine Laboratory 1985-1914
  • 1914-1920
    Milton Joseph Rosenau, M.D.
    Director Antitoxin and Vaccine Laboratory
    Milton J. Rosenau, M.D. Director Antitoxin & Vaccine Laboratory 1914-1920
  • 1920-1934
    Benjamin White, Ph.D.
    Director (first full time director)
    Dr. Benjamin White
  • 1934-1947
    Elliot S. Robinson, M.D.
    Director Antitoxin and Vaccine Laboratories
    Elliot S. Robinson, M.D. Director Antitoxin & Vaccine Laboratory 1934-1947
  • 1942-1949
    Geoffrey Edsall, M.D.
    Director Division of the Biologic Laboratories of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health
    In 1942 Dr. Robinson entered the Army and Geoffrey Edsall, M.D. became Acting Director until 1947, and Director from 1947-1949.

    Geoffrey Edsall, M.D. Director Biologic Laboratories 1942-1949
  • 1949-1967
    James McComb, D.V.M.
    Director Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories
    Dr. James McComb
  • 1951-1960
    Johannes Ipsen, Jr. M.D.
    First Superintendent – State Laboratory Institute
    Johannes Ipsen Superintendent State Laboratory Institute
  • 1967-1970
    Morton Madoff, M.D.
    Director
    Biologic Laboratories
    Morton A. Maddoff, M.D. Director Biologic Laboratories 1967-1970
  • 1970-1977
    George F. Grady, M.D.
    DirectorBiologic Laboratories
    George Grady, M.D. Director Biologic Laboratories 1970-1977
  • 1977-1982
    George Wright, Ph.D
    DirectorBiologic Laboratories
    George Wright, Ph.D. Director Biologic Laboratories 1977-1982
  • 1983-1996
    George R. Siber, M.D.
    Director
    Massachusetts Public Health Biologic Laboratories
    George Siber, M.D. Director Biologic Laboratories 1983-1996
  • 1998-2011
    Donna Ambrosino, M.D.
    Executive Director – Massachusetts Public Health Biologic Laboratories – MassBiologics
    Donna Ambrosino
  • 2012-
    Mark Klempner, M.D.
    Executive Vice Chancellor for MassBiologics of the University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Mark Klempner

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